Salt shoreline of the Dead Sea

Salt shoreline of the Dead Sea

by Djamil Al-Halbouni, GEOMAR - Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany

Drone image of salt structures along the Eastern Dead Sea shoreline. Evaporation and wave action form fascinating salt domes with semi-circular pattern and layers along and perpendicular to the coast. A dried former submarine spring can be inferred in the upper right part.

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Finalist in the EGU Photo Competition 2017